On June 12, George Long (BA, Korea Studies, ’77; MA, East Asia Studies, ’79; MBA, ’81) will give the keynote speech at the Jackson School’s Graduation Convocation in the HUB Ballroom. Long is the founder and Chief Investment Officer at LIM Advisors Limited.
Long founded LIM Advisors Limited in 1995 and has 20 years of experience in banking and managing global investment funds in Asia. Long is also the Chief Investment Officer at LIM Group, Hong Kong (offices in Beijing, Mauritius, Stamford and Tokyo). He formed and managed the Asian operations of what is now Barclays Global Investors (previously called BZW Asset Management).
Previously, Long was the Chief Investment Officer at Gartmore Asia and head of the Korean office at Indosuez W.I. Carr Securities. He was the President and Founder at the Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts. Long was a Director of Consolidated Broken Hill Ltd. since Nov. 13, 2003. He was a Director of JP Morgan Flemming Japan Smaller Companies Investment Trust and a Director of Alternative Investment Management Association.
He received the Thomas L. Hansberger Leadership in Global Investing Award for his contributions to the practice of global investment management. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Long completed his B.A. in Korea Studies in 1977, M.A. in East Asia Studies in 1979, and M.B.A. in 1981 at the University of Washington.